It’s Farmer’s Market Time Again! (Part 2)

June 11, 2013
CK Chips

This is Part 2 of our post about all what the Groove Garden offers at the farmer’s market. In our first post we showed you how we upcycled scratched and unplayable vinyl records. In this post we’re sharing our food offerings. The following photos show our food products. Everything is vegan and all but our […]

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It’s Farmer’s Market Time Again! (Part 1)

May 30, 2013
First day at Peachland Market 2013

This week we would like to highlight what we offer at the local farmer’s market. Part 1 is everything vinyl. At The Groove Garden, we strive to build a vast inventory of music to be made available for vinyl lovers around the world to enjoy. We have purchased small and large collections from people who […]

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I Just Bought A Turntable … Now What?

May 15, 2013
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So, you’ve been to your local independent record shop and have brought home one of those cool retro-looking Crosley record players. You’ve spent around $25 picking up the new Mumford and Sons record and can’t wait to get it home and play it. Maybe you dropped $35 to buy the 10-year anniversary Record Store Day […]

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Dazed and Happy on Record Store Day

May 2, 2013
Dazed & Confused

On Record Store Day, several labels re-released albums from their catalogue to commemorate anniversaries. These are often considered to be classic, essential recordings that defined a generation or moment in time. One such special release this year was the 20th anniversary re-release of the Dazed and Confused Soundtrack on green vinyl. Limited to 5,000 copies […]

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Record Store Day – April 2013

April 25, 2013
Record Store Day Tee

On April 20, 2013, the world celebrated Record Store Day…..at least the vinyl-loving world celebrated the day. It is a day to worship the world of the independent music store and revisit the past by picking up old vinyl and joining in the excitement of the resurgence of vinyl with brand new releases from today’s […]

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Lets talk about the bees

April 17, 2013
Bee Pollen Smoothie

The other day  I made the big decision to purchase Bee Pollen. Why would I do this when I usually don’t buy animal related products? Well a few reasons. Mr. Groove Garden suffers from allergies and this time of year is really bad. Another reason is the teenager in the house is always striving for […]

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A little hometown love

April 11, 2013
New Pornographers

Well, it’s nearly the time of year to celebrate Canadian music with the Juno Awards. What makes this year’s awards ceremony special is that it is taking place in our hometown of Regina on April 21, the day after Record Store Day (don’t forget to visit your local indie record shop). Oh how we would […]

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Portland – Part 2

April 4, 2013
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Food and Travel Part 2 Welcome to the second installment of our recent trip to Portland, Oregon. As you can see from the above picture the flowers were already in bloom in mid march. As we walked around the city and into the many different districts we would come across some really cool stuff. I […]

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Portland – Part 1

March 24, 2013
portland_1

Food & Travel Part 1 It all started on Sunday, March 10. The three of us made the trek to the great city of Portland, Oregon. Most people assumed we were driving but we flew. Yes, it’s not a long drive from our home in the Okanagan. Probably about 7 hours but we didn’t want […]

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

March 18, 2013
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For St. Patrick’s Day, we could have easily grabbed Van Morrison or U2 from the shelf and taken some vinyl for a spin. Maybe some Irish Rovers or Thin Lizzy. Instead, we dug a bit deeper and tried to find a way to tie our vinyl hunting in Portland last week to this special day […]

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